Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 161610
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 260.00
Width 38.00
Depth 19.42
Gross Tonnage 1759.00
Net Tonnage 1366.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00026

Vessel History

Rebuilds Canadian measures, 1919 (260 x 38 x 21; 1887 gross - 1107 registered). Shortened by Collingwood Shipyards, Ltd., Collingwood, Ont., in 1919-1920 (243 x 38 x 21; 1799 gross - 1024 registered).
History As VULCAN: Stranded in blizzard because of compass deviation error, on Point Abbaye, Lake Superior, on October 30, 1918. While stranded, suffered fire in steering room of engine room, on November 2, 1918. Released by Canadian Towing & Wrecking Co., Ltd., of Fort William, Ont., and towed into Houghton, MI, where she settled at Van Orden's Coal Dock. Raised by same firm in May, 1919, after cofferdamming, and surrendered to them by underwriters. Taken to Collingwood for repairs. (See \"Rebuild\")
Disposition Scrapped at Sorel, P.Q., in 1944-1945.

Build Information

Builder Globe Iron Works
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built 1889-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Atlas Steamship Co. (R.C. Helm, Mgr.)1912-00-001919-00-00U.S.161610
Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd.1925-00-001937-00-00CANADA138859
Canadian Towing & Wrecking Co., Ltd.1919-00-001920-00-00CANADA138859
Lorain Steamship Co.1889-00-001900-00-00U.S.161610
Lorain Steamship Co. (Gilchrist Transportation Co., Mgrs.)1900-00-001912-00-00U.S.161610
Manseau Shipyards, Ltd.1937-00-001938-00-00CANADA138859
Marine Industries, Ltd.1938-00-001945-00-00CANADA138859
Montreal Transportation Co., Ltd.1920-00-001925-00-00CANADA138859